What are responsible for sending messages from the spinal cord to the brain?
Interneurons send messages from the spinal cord to the brain.
your spinal cord is like a cord that runs down your back inside of your spinal bones that make up your spine, essentially. the spinal cord is attached to your brain, and is like a big nerve. The spinal cord assists the brain by "sending" your brain messages. this is how you know if things are hot or not, it starts are the place being exposed to heat, then travels from the nerve endings, all…
The spinal cord and brain make up the central nervous system. Neurons carry motor messages from the brain, through the spinal cord and peripheral nerves, which enables us to move our bodies. Sensory messages are carried through the nerves and spinal cord to the brain, where the messages are processed and we experience our senses.
The spinal cord is a bundle of nerves, which serves the purpose of relaying sensory and motor messages between the body and brain. In the case of spinal cord injury, parts of the body are paralyzed when the motor messages from the brain cannot pass through the injury site on the spinal cord. Feeling is lost when sensory messages cannot pass the injury site to be processed by the brain.
Paralysis is caused when there is damage to the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) that prevents messages from being passed between the brain and the body. A nose piercing can not cause paralysis because the neural messages responsible for movement are sent from the brain to the body through the spinal cord, not through the nose. A nose piercing could cause infection if sterile procedures are not taken, but not paralysis.
The spinal cord is a bundle of nerves and, along with the brain, it makes up the central nervous system. Nerves carry messages through the spinal cord to the brain, allowing us to feel, taste, smell, see, and hear. Nerves also carry messages from the brain through the spinal cord and to the muscles, allowing us to move. http://www.brainandspinalcord.org/
Messages travel to the brain by the nerves and spinal cord working together. Say for instance you touch a hot pan. You don't know its hot until 1 or 2 seconds after you touch it. That's because the nerves get the messages that something is hot, then it goes through the spinal cords message banks and sends it to the brain.
Is the spinal cord the same thing as your back bone but your spinal cord receives messages from your brain?
The spinal cord runs downwards through a cavity within the backbone. The backbone is actually made up of 25 separate vertebrae, joined together by intervertebral discs. The spinal cord relays messages to and from the brain, where as the backbone supports the body, and acts to protect the spinal cord.